Urban Construction Update - September 2013

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A brief look at the status of various projects under construction in and around Downtown Jacksonville during the month of September.


29. Red Fin Group

Red Fin Group, a web design, branding, and marketing firm founded in 2006, will relocate from Mandarin to East 10th Street.

For more information: http://www.myspringfield.org/business-development/a-creative-space-red-fin-group-in-springfield

30. 1221-1237 North Liberty Street

TerraWise Homes is building eco-friendly, “net zero” homes at 1221-1237 North Liberty Street.

There are more new single family homes under construction now in Springfield than any time since the housing market crash.

For more information: http://www.myspringfield.org/business-development/under-construction-summer-2013

31. Wing Time

217 W. 8th St (former Caribbean Stone) is being remodeled into Wing Time, which is a local chain.


32. The Kitchen on San Marco

Education Corporation of America, which owns Virginia College, plans to open a fully staffed teaching restaurant in the Southeast in the former Oral Explosions building at 1402 San Marco Boulevard. Students at Culinard, The Culinary Institute of Virginia College, will train at the Kitchen on San Marco, which will feature local and regional foods and employ a professional staff of about 40 people.  It is anticipated that the Kitchen on San Marco will open in early January 2014.

For more information: http://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/showstory.php?Story_id=540365

33. 2006 San Marco Boulevard

A women's clothing and accessory boutique shop will be opening soon at 2006 San Marco Boulevard.

34. Taverna

A building permit was recently issued for the 1,500 square foot expansion of San Marco Square's Taverna restaurant.  The $250,000 buildout will expand the restaurant into a space formerly occupied by Mimi's Antiques.

For more information: http://www.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/news/2013/08/23/taverna-expansion-moves-forward.html

35. San Marco Station

Construction continues on San Marco Train Station project at 1440 Hendricks Avenue. The Ed Ash development will include a new 4,000 square foot building occupied by Panera Bread and the restoration of a 1915 City of South Jacksonville waterworks building into retail/dining space. A large courtyard for outdoor seating and entertainment will be constructed between the structures.

For more information: http://www.ashcoinc.net/sanmarco.htm

Update by Ennis Davis

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